Dr. Azad joined Northern Illinois University during July 2001. He has attracted around $1.7M for research and development projects and has published around 100 technical papers, edited books and book chapter.
He is in leadership role with a number of professional bodies as well as managing editorial responsibilities for technical journals. Dr. Azad is a proposal reviewer for National Science Foundation, European Union Research Framework Programs, and Australian Researh Council. He was a program evaluator for the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).
Ph.D. 1994, Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom.
Teaching and Research Interests:
Internet accessible remote laboratory, Embedded systems, Mobile robotics, Computer and Real-time control, Mechatronics and Educational research.